Preview: Betsy Davis on GLORYBE Wooden Boat Restoration

Betsy Davis’ 100-year-old wooden boat GLORYBE burned and sank in a tragic fire at the Seattle Yacht Club in 2002. Following boatbuilding school Betsy served as the Executive Director at The Center for Wooden Boats for 11 years and then moved on to become the Executive Director of the

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    steve johnson says:

    Betsy, you are one amazing woman,and of course Glorybe loves you, is indebted to you
    and is just the right fit .. and thank you for allowing us into the shop to peer over your planer and to further enjoy your sense of humor and dearness . Also, your hosting of the OCH film team aboard Glorybe was a gem, the only fault being the film ended way too soon.

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    William Holland says:

    And now you get to lead scores of others through the joy and redemption of boatbuilding
    as executive director of the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding in Port Hadlock, WA.
    As the school’s founder Bob Prothero would say “A man without a tool is just a monkey.” And now a woman shall lead them. GloryBe, another happy ending!

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    William Mangum says:

    Amazing how a boat can be such a spiritual comfort and healer of individuals as well as whole families. Maybe it’s God working through our love of the boat.